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PBS
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
reducing the power to the yahoo news is that in patients with them. it is decided. mathematics and science studies. this tool provides a special time to go to the city meant to. it's been patient. listen to the computer science the mistake and made available to them. sports the same old students are able to progress the details in the race takes to stop the car on the stupid computer is acting to the top of that match my skin japanese companies have no clue the global race to recruit him. this sudoku killer bees to recruit me for saying more and more debt is at the start looking for good science graduates. the warm hearted comedy nice bt engineers has a plan to stay and grow. for the snow trying to build a connection with one of india's leading dance in unison. the institutional continue getting up to five games recruiters say european and american companies are only now starting to come here in oregon the ancient japanese firms are will position to snap up the bits you are different kinds. us soldiers led the new union team. you love it. this is a sin you could too bad it's good to eat. w
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 8:30pm PST
and science at the three years. here is easton on tuesday released its two thousand and twelve assessments of the five hundred and ten thousand students from sixty five countries and territories japanese institute that and all three areas compared to two thousand and nine. agency has dominated the top ranking believe this is a teams from shanghai came first in all categories as they did in two thousand i con con place second in reading and science and third in math. spread on academic testing has this to say the students teenagers seem to have a strong belief that with mosley took place in a high ranking university which in turn leads to a stable future. this is because as stated in developed countries tend to be less motivated to study he says the japanese government needs to come up with ways to foster an interest in learning. i knew i. a demon that are breaking with tradition are finding jobs in workplaces traditionally dominated by men but challenges remain even for women who are skilled acceptance in the workplace may be some time coming. any scale a skill called to reports. cute and
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
.n.a. we have more on the discovery that's just been recognized by the academy of science. >> using hair cells to help the blind see again, for this french scientist, the goal behind a decade's work, just recognized by the academy of science. >> our laboratory's innovation has taken a hair, cultivated its cells, and reprogrammed those cells to form cornea cells. >> the corneas protects the iris and the pupil. it can be destroyed in an accident, by burns, or infection. in such cases, the eye goes opaque, causing blindness. nowadays scientists are able to repair the cornea with grafts from donors, like those in this container. 42,000 people are currently awaiting for a cornea trance plarnt around the world, however, the number of donors pales in comparison. but grafting corneas from hair cells could bridge this gap. the next step, human testing. >> well, up may know that french cooking has been distinguished with world cultural heritage status from the u.n., but it's no longer the only country. the u.n. has given japan's cuisine the same honor. it uses seasonal ingredients, unique taste, t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
. this is a show about science by this is a show about science by scin histories. scin histories. kyle hill is an engineer, and kyle hill is an engineer, and he's investigating head-to-head he's investigating head-to-head combat and cutting edge combat and cutting edge technology that can help to technology that can help to detect a concussion before detect a concussion before it's it's too late. too late. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. >> lindsay moran is an ex-c.i.a. operative. operative. she was packaging that can one she was packaging that can one day replace day replace
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
on the leading, math and science scores of children around the world. where does the united states rank? stick around. bill: why the nfl will not air this commercial. >> for my family's safety is my highest priority. i am responsible for their protection. in the nation, we know how you feel about your car. so when coverage really counts, count on nationwide insurance. because what's precious to you is precious to us. ♪ love, love is strange just another way we put members first. because we don't have shareholders. join the nation. ♪ baby... ♪ nationwide is on your side ♪ bill: disgusting, risque, but the nfl drawing the line when it comes to this spot. >> aim responsible for their protection. and no one has the right to tell me how to defend them. so i have chosen the most effective tool. bill: that spot is defending second amendment rights for the big game. super bowl ad or not, it's getting a lot of attention. it's gone viral online already. martha: disappointing news about america's education system. according to the latest survey when it comes to major subjects like math, reading a
KRON
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
-old world wide shows, the u.s. is lacking and math and are just average in science and reading. in fact, american students failed to place in the top 20 in any subject. the top scoring teams are and singapore, south korea, japan and hong kong for its education secretary arne duncan says the solution should include higher academic standards, affordable college and retention of top-notch educators. >>mark: today, president obama will start a new push for the health-care.gov website. in an event at the white house he will highlight people he says have been held by his health or care reform law and website. the president also working on possible subsidies to insurance companies to let people keep their existing insurance plans as was originally promised. the government say most of the glitches on these website have now been fixed. and now that to the website is supposed to be running smoother, consumers are reporting mixed success as they try and lock on to the updated health care exchange. >>james: and man was killed in a shark attack while fishing from a kayak in hawaii. it happened but i
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
, its ranking has dropped in all three subjects now placing 26th in math, 21st in science, and 17th in reading. >> we're running in place as other high-performing countries start to lap us. >> reporter: some of those ranking ahead of the united states are china, canada, germany, poland and latvia, even developing countries like vietnam. >> asian countries like korea, like japan, like taiwan, and now like vietnam which are doing extraordinarily well because they make it very clear to their students in high school just exactly how important education is. >> reporter: we saw that firsthand on a recent visit to shanghai. why do you want to study so much? >> because i want to have a better future. and do some contribution to our society. >> reporter: but some argue the low rankings reflect what they call america's emphasis on testing, the diverse population, and others cite poverty as a factor. america has a child poverty rate nearly double that of countries like canada and germany who out-perform the united states. today's results are a sobering reminder that for america, an economic su
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
reaching out to the next generation of scientists, here is a good example at the lawrence science berkeley, they are creating what they call an apollo moment for the next generation. there is also a documentary called back to the moon for good. showing the progress the teams made so far in order to get back to the moon in 2015. the document runs through the holidays. of course, that is a very cool exhibit. and brody brazil joins us. >> this story is almost impossible to tackle by itself, that is why we're here to digest and tackle it. it is a possible move back wards. we'll tell us what happened in the last 24 hours that might have been held from us, the public for the last six months. >>> and one of the best rivalries in the nfl kicks off. the 49ers to host the seahawks with lots of implications on the line tomorrow. plus, it could be the second to last game ever at the stick. a full preview coming up next. >>> well, the seahawks have already secured a spot in the nfl playoffs, but if they win at candle stick, they will also clinch the afc west. and they have a lot to play for as they try
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
terrestrial landing map en route to the moon. it's being haled as a major milestone to the science program. china will send someone to the moon in 2020 now that we can no longer send someone to the moon. >> we know what's there. we're worried about what they want to use it for at this point. what is this jade thing, it drives around? >> yeah, like a buggy that will go around and check out the surface. >> maybe if it drives everywhere it could find a moon rock more interesting than what we've got. if they could cover the whole rock, the whole satellite. >> maybe they're going to deliver packages. >> maybe they're going to do that. >> deliver amazon packages to the moon. >> i love the moon, it's beautiful. it makes you feel nice, but i'm done with the moon. we need to go somewhere else to make it interesting. >> one of these 40 billion earth like planets that are supposed to be out there nerds, listen up. the largest known private memorabilia collection from the "lord of the rings" collection will be released this week. there will also be props used by the evil ring reichs, prosthetic hobbit
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
are falling behind on math and science. >> you're exactly right. it is a national security issue. i would step back and put the education system in that big bucket of national institutions that are failing to adapt to the times. just like our other institutions letting us down right now. we have our leaders on the national and local level instead of getting together and figuring out what needs to be done, how do we modernize and transform our education system, they are fighting with each other and finding scapegoats. i have a personal interest there because of family members. i think teachers, for example, are not paid in this country and getting too much of the blame for what's going on. instead of scapegoating, instead of fighting, we need to have some serious conversations about how can we do things differently than we have for the last 150 years because the times have changed and our systems needs to as well. >> susan, from what i've learned from education nation at msnbc, no single solution is going to work. there isn't a single bullet. there's a range of things. it is true we have to val
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 8:00pm PST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
now from bangkok is a professor of political science at the university. and thank you very much for making it on the show. now, we have got the prime minister who dissolved the parliament and early elections called and they want no more of the clan, is that really possible in thai politics? >> well, they are working hard to negotiate, to make sure that the influence of the shinawatra family is reduced and not sure it will happened in the future but demonstrators are hoping that they are demanding that the new elections should be with improved mechanisms to reduce the influence of the family and hoping for and we are listening, waiting to listen to the announcement from the leader of the protest movement in the next few minutes. >> there could be a little confusion here for those of us who are not familiar with thai politics, do antiprotesters want no more of the clan or bring the monarchy back and do away with democracy? >> well, i think the main objective of the -- what the so called people's democratic reform committee is to make sure that they have a better political reform i
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
and stuff. >> kate larson, nbc bay area news. >> and coming up next, creating science projects out of scrap. we'll show you. >> it's so cool. and so weird and whacky and different. that looking at them just, you know, gets you excited. wow, what is that thing? >> i like weird, whacky and different. how a bay area teacher developed a nonprofit that helps thousands of classrooms. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. ♪ pose! yeah! ♪ flash! yeah! ♪ get the family to strike a pose, ♪ ♪ and show off your brand new clothes! ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. >> thanks largely to one woman, teachers
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
at least through thursday. back to you, kris. >> thank you, christina. >> how about science projects out of scraps? >> they are so cool and so weird and whacky and different that looking at them just, you know, gets you excited about, wow, what is that thing? >> how a local teacher developed a nonprofit to develop thousands of classrooms. it's the latest story. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. >>> good morning to you. looking live at san francisco you can see the camera bouncing around a little bit. it is a little windy out there. that means a windchill factor where there's already low temperatu
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 11:00am PST
of the year was. they chose selfie. now merriam-webster chose its word of the year. it is science. science? yeah, about that. the folks at merriam-webster said science had the biggest increase in number of lookups in the online dictionary. a 176% increase, to be precise. the dictionary editors say a wide variety of discussions center on science this year. and speaking of science, my fellow space nerds, nasa has some big plans for plants on the moon. the space organization is teaming up with google to send flower seedlings to space. in an attempt to see if vegetation can survive on the moon. all in an effort to answer the ultimate question, can humans live and work on the moon? scientists say if they can successfully grow a garden, that might mean that humans could one day have a habitat on the moon. >>> here we go, hour two. i'm brooke baldwin live here in new york. we begin with the 911 calls. they have been released from the newtown school shootings. they took the lives of 20 children and 6 adults just about one year ago. deborah feyerick has just listened to the tapes. if you can, descr
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
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NBC
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
of those units. >> i think this is political theatre. >> uc berkeley political science professor steven weber says it really doesn't matter why they detained him. what matters is that he's now in north korea's custody. although no one is going to say out loud that's what it is, both sides know exactly that's what it is. >> how this will play out weber says is uncertain pop i do think there's some fatigue in washington, d.c. at providing concessions to the north koreans every time they kind of create some trouble, we give them something. >> kimberly, thank you. >> vice president joe biden has a week-long trip planned to asia this week, including a stop in south korea. this is video of him in panama two weeks ago. he plans to participate in a ceremony honoring u.s. troops who died during the korean war. there's no word at this point if he plans to discuss with anyone the arrest of merrill newman. there's a statement that asks for the release of merrill newman as well as kenneth bay, another american held in the communist country. we are following the story at nbc bay area.com. type in det
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
. one said newman trained him. a political science professor says it does not matter why they detained him. what matters is that they did. >> what matters is that they now have a bargaining chip vis-a-vis the u.s. government. although no one's going to say outlewd that's what it is, i'm quite certain that both sides know exactly that's what it is. >> according to reuters, newman went to south korea twice in the past decade, but this was his first known trip to the north. >>> vice president joe biden will stop in south korea this week during his week-long visit to asia. as of now, there's no word whether he's discuss or meet with anyone regarding merrill newman and his arrest in north korea. the vice president plans to participate in a ceremony honoring u.s. troops who died during the korean war. over the weekend, the white house released a statement asking for the release of newman and kenneth bae, another american held in the communist country. >>> we have more on this story on our website at nbcbayarea.com. just search merrill newman. >>> people across the country recognize the progr
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
that mediocrity is a realize. they showed u.s. students in the middle of the pack in reading and science. the pisa rankings were based on e tests of more than half a million 15-year-olds. the u.s. education secretary arnie duncan calling it stagnation. but before we talk about how to fix the problem, let's look deeper. there might be a lot less here than meets the eye. they're broken down in connecticut, florida, and massachusetts. in connecticut and massachusetts, two of the richest states in the union were students generally perform better than the worldwide average. the policy substitute said that america lags in social testing. if you were to correct for their massive income inequality, the performance is better than it appears. consider that the top issuer in all three categories was shanghai, a result that gave rise to headlines proclaiming china has having the smartest students. they are just 1.7% of china's population. country, essentially forces many of the children of poor workers to leave shanghai for high school. while testing was done three years ago in china's rural areas, the chines
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
the budgets are going. >> private industry science. >> you have a new one. >> you got it in. >> very good. >>> coming up next on "new day," newtown, connecticut, bracing for the release of 911 tapes from the deadly school shooting that happened almost one year ago. we'll have more on what you can expect. >>> and bill clinton's spreading out the tea leaves again. what did he say about his wife hillary and the chances that she'll run? the chances that she won't run? we'll try to decipher the code when we come back. ood things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. ♪ by the end of december, we'll be delivering ♪ ♪ through 12 blizzards blowing ♪ 8 front yards blinding ♪ 6 snowballs flying ♪ 5 packages addressed by toddlers ♪ ♪ that's a q ♪ 4 lightning bolts ♪ 3
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
work and some math and science, just about anyone can become one. this week is your chance to give it a shot, and don't let anyone tell you can't. jon: white house says they are making progress with healthcare.gov. they're just not there yet. jenna. jenna: more on this as we get it. peter, thank you. jon: there is growing outcry over what many see as an unintended side-effect of obamacare. to try to contain costs many of the new insurance plans are severely limiting access to some of the nation's top hospitals including two world-renowned cancer centers. joining us for more on all of this, bob cusack, managing editor for "the hill." we'll get to the hospital access question in just a second, bob but what do you think, first of all, of the newly-redesigned obamacare website? >> i think the story is shifting a little bit from the website problems because it is still getting better but as peter mentioned there still are problems but now the story is shifting to cost. remember the administration obamacare would reduce costs. certainly there will be winners and losers here. if you can't
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
places, less generally. there's no science to it. one of the things that was irresponsibly sold was the idea that a certain idea of stops and frisks would make the city safer. if you double it the city would be twice as safe. it was bizarre and shouldn't have been put out there. >> you mentioned the counterterrorism. some argue it's very successful since there's not been a major terrorist attack. what is it that needs to happen in that unit. i think it needs to scale back the activities. the unit targeted the communities, not based on a suspicion of wrongdoing. people were muslim. they went to the mosque, they went to a halal butcher shop. these are the things used to target communities. we need to go back it a place where people civil people when there was a reason to do so. they don't go around collecting everything from the halal food restaurants. >> be more focused on it. ooep if it leads to know terrorist attack. >> you are assuming there's a causation between the wide net. >> last year the uniform chief of the intelligence division said that they had not had a single in th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
will do more of it in some places, a lot less of it generally but there is no science to it. one things that got irresponsibly sold is that a certain amount of stops and frifshingz would make the city safer and if you doubled that, the city would somehow be twice as safe. that was bizarre and should never have been put out there. >> you mentioned the counter terrorism formed after september 11th. some arguments, it's very successful especially since there has not been a major terror attack in new york city since then. what needs to happen with that unit? >> that unit needs to significantly scale back its activities. the unit has targeted entire communities, not based upon any suspicion of wrongdoing but simply because people were muslim, because they went to the mosque, because they prayed >> because they went to a halal butcher shop. these are the kind of things that have been used to target entire communities. we need to go back to a place where the police surveilled people when they had a reason to do so and don't just go around klegging those who go to the halal restaurants. >> if h
ABC
Dec 2, 2013 2:00am PST
go. you know, from a young age. i definitely want to major in political science. become the mayor or something. make the situation better for other people. my name is justin, and i am your dividend. tonight. more than 141 million americans went shopping this thanksgiving holiday weekend. that's up two million from last year. americans spent about 57.4 billion over the four-day weekend. while sales were down slightly on black friday, thanksgiving sales helped increase the two-day total by 2.3%. no sooner shoppers shoppers fih devouring bargains in the stores and now millions will go on-line to get more sweet deals. it is called cyber monday. this year experts say it could break records. shoppers are expected to spend nearly $2 billion on-line tomorrow. but as michael finney reports, the event has stretched to nearly a week of digital door busters. >> some folks love the chaos. the thrill of the hunt and the festive atmosphere of black friday shopping. others, not so much. >> i don't go out on black friday. i do it on-line. >> cyber monday, that is fantastic. you don't have to worr
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
never told us very much. she's also a senior fellow for science and international affairs committee member of the policy board. she cofounded the center for the new american security think tank that you all know and she is a member of the aspen strategy group. so, zelikow is a professor of history at the university of virginia and is also the dean leading the graduate school of arts and sciences. >> i'm going to put that on my resume. i like that. soon after they became a trial and appellate lawyer in texas doing for mobile justice and civil rights work. there is so much more here. he was an adviser to secretary of state condoleezza rice. when i first met him, the council of the department of state he's a member of the president's intelligence advisory board and he was for president bush and president obama and he has written a number of books. germany unified. statecraft is a good one. he wrote that with condoleezza rice and most importantly he is a member of the aspen strategy group that he directed from 2,000 to 2003. i will sort by asking michele and fill up a few questions and
FOX News
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am PST
for the affordable care act, it throws off the science. we have a problem. there is work to be done in spreading the news about the law. in terms of what we saw in 2 th -- 2009 to 2013 and for the party id and it was 42%. 31-25, you have this general cynicism about politics within that younger set. which party benefits more from that and on top of that, do you think republicans can get the voters if they have these problems with younger voters regarding gay rights and immigrant rights? >> you are right. there is the split developing between the younger half of that generation who were less impacted probably by president bush and more by president obama and the struggles with the economy and everything else. if you look at the polling, it shows a drop in support for democrats and the republicans have not been able to seize control of this. especially gay marriage and marriage equality. that is supported by the generation and for the republicans to take advantage of the opportunity that has been handed them, they will have to handle that really well. most on college campuses, you see here most of
KOFY
Dec 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
that. here's health science reporter carolyn johnson. >> chris walks 5 miles a day just getting around the store in downtown oakland. he knows exactly how many steps he takes thanks to tiny tracker in his pocket called fit bit. >> changed my life basically. >> it's one of growing number of wearable electronic that has people wiring up to lose weight. >> i went from like a two xl to medium and 40 inches waist to 29 inch waist. >> he started using fit bit about two years ago. >> i hate exercising. with a fashion. walk to go me isn't exercise. >> stores like this best buy have struggled to keep them in stock. >> at one point there was such large demand they were playing in off the shelf. >> 2 san francisco company are leading the pack. they both track the movement during the day and record the sleep pattern at night. they also come with 3 app that help you keep track of the number of calorie you burn and eat. enter in what you ate on the fit bit app or scan a bar code with the jaw bone app. last month this was released flex foyvrments i have gone from 80 mye to 100 in the last two y
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 1:00am PST
need without any surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> breaking news in the case of the american korean war vet pulled off a plane and held captive. 85-year-old merrill newman is deported, either coming out or coming out of the country. again, we can't independently confirm that. paula is joining us by the phone. what are you hearing there? >> anderson, we're hearing merrill newman has been deported. the state run news media saying newman had tried to confirm the whereabouts and terrorists have been trained while he was in north korea. this is why they had arrested him in the first place. they say he was part of a special operations team during the korean war which is working against north korea. his family always said it was a case of mistaken identity. they said because he admitted to this crime, we saw that last weekend, he was reading out a sheet of paper admitting to this crime, we don't know if that was co-horsed or not and because of his advanced age and health condition they deported him from a humanitarian view point. we're
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
right here in the bay area to do it. here's health and science reporter carolyn johnson. >> reporter: chris walks five miles a day just getting around the game store in downtown oakland. he knows exactly how many steps he takes thanks to a tiny tracker in his pocket called fit bit. >> changed my life basically it we were. i went from a 2xl to a medium. >> reporter: he started using fit bit about two years ago. >> i hate exercising. with a passion. walking to me isn't exercise. >> reporter: stores like this best buy struggled to keep them in stock. >> one point we had such a large demand they were flying off the she feel. >> reporter: two companies are leading the company. both track your movement and record sleep patterns at night and come with free apps to help you keep track of the calories you burn and eat. enter in what you ate on the app or scan a bar code with the jawbone app. there fl's the flex force. >> from 80 to 200 employees, the products are carried in over 20,000 stores worldwide. >> reporter: the idea evolved from the nintendo wii, the first game to interact with games
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
remember thinking in my head, huh, who is this guy? >> this is leo. as a kid, he was obsessed with science, astronomy, chemistry, physics, but became a father too soon. lost his job, then his home. >> at first, what did you think he wanted? >> i didn't think, you got the wrong guy. he said, hey, this may sound strange, i'm going to approach you with an offer. i'll give you $100 and you spend it however you want to or i'll present you with this new laptop and teach you how to code. instantly, i said in my mind, door number two. >> he would write code for hours, for days. on the banks of the hudson or in a corner nook in patrick's office. at night, patrick would go home and leo would go back outside. shelters just aren't his thing, which seem fine until winter blew in. how do you stay warm on those really bitter nights? >> a train station. loick tons of blankets. >> it's getting really cold. he's like, i'm good, man, let's keep going. >> see, patrick just wanted to get him employed and housed, but leo had other ideas. what did you want to do with this information he was teaching you? >> make
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >> joining us now is a professor of political science and the author of a book about the venezuelan revolution. >> is embracing chavez's technique a way to go? >> in some cases it is essential. it's clear that nicolas maduro knows that he is not chavez, and cannot be chavez and had to prove himself in different ways. >> is it working for him. is he gaining popularity in venezuela. >> they were on the ropes over summer due to a political economic offensive by the opposition. what we are seeing from the poll strs is recent weeks have seen a serve for the chavista character. it is seen that nicolas maduro has now taken a strong line, particularly for those charging more for goods and is now starting to be seep as someone it can lead the revolution. >> what do you think will be the >> a few months back it looked good for the opposition. what we are probably looking at now is a narrow victory for the chavista. a couple of mayoral races will be the telling sign. if you she the chaffistas coming away with those elections, it will be good for them. >> when you think about how much the count
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
behavior? science has shown us we are better together. people change in community. >> in a group? >> in a group. the key to changing behavior is getting help from your friends. like the beatles song, little help from your friends. we got to do this plan with the healthy curriculum through the church where 12,000 people lost a quarter million pounds. >> in one year. >> in a year. they did it together and those who did it together lost twice as much weight as those who did it alone. eating real food, getting off the junk, moving more. the connection to build a better life. >> it really is a solution to health care crisis. ta's not going to happen from government policy but communities changing how they live and doing it together. >> i say ask not what your government can do for your health. ask what you can do for yourself for your health. i don't expect the government to make me healthy. they can't make me healthy. >> they can't make their own shop healthy. but i honor you and i recommend wholeheartedly the daniel plan. 40 days to a healthier life. dr. mark hyman and my friend. go
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am PST
[ço find e1behind enemy lines. this photo reportedlyxd shows h posing. a political science professor says it doesn't matter why the detained him. what matters is that they did. 4y%ajf via the u.s.jf governmed although no one's going to say out loud that's what it is, i'm quite certain bothr>Ñ sides kno exactly that's what it lcs. >> according to çóroiter, çónew went to south korea3w twice ine past decade, but this was his first known trip to the north.i] >>> vice president joe biden will stop in south korea this week during hist( week long vis to asia. as of now, there'sfá no word on whether he'll discuss or meet the oiarrest in north korea. the vice president plans to participate in a ceremony honoring u.s. troops who died during the korean e1war. -°ñ white house released a statement asking for another american held in that communist county tru. >>> new meaning tot(jffá specia delivery. amazon says it's testingxd delivery by xdw3drone. it's causing, calling theçó projectt(ok prime air. unmanned aircraft deliver lightweightw3 packages to?; customers in 30 minutes or less. th
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm EST
as a manageable medical condition. the science gives us great reason for optimism and hope. there are currently more than already safe and effective antiretrovirals drugs and combinations. researchers continue to develop new treatments. what is more, we're making progress to new medications and regimens that are longer lasting and simpler to use. far fewer side effects. those regimens reduce the amount of hiv in the body. that helps people living with hiv to stay healthy and live longer. we also know from the nih funding research, hiv transmission is drastically reduced when the amount of hiv virus in an affected person is reduced to undetectable levels. meanwhile, our partner agency, the fda, has approved new, rapid diagnostic test which can be used in a variety of settings to identify hiv in an infected individual. it might not be tested in a traditional health care setting. as we speak, nih grantees and scientists are exploring ways to treat hiv infections by administering anti-hiv antibodies. they have begun early-stage testing of an antibody that was effective in protecting human cells aga
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
attention to a new report from the nation's premiere scientific body, the national academy of sciences. we typically associate climate change with gradual, longer term problems. according to the academy, climate change could also pose a risk of rapid hard to predict environmental changes that have the potential to cause widespread damage in the near term. the report warns that the collapse of the polar sea ice could send sea levels soaring. the destruction of the coral reefs could cause mass extinction of sea life, the elimination of summer sea ice in the arctic could alter the world's weather patterns. these tipping points could happen suddenly. it's reckless to do nothing in face of these threats. if there is a 10% chance that these threats would happen, it's irresponsible for us to ignore it. dr. richard alley, one of the authors said, you can't see it coming. you can't prepare for it. congress is irresponsible if we don't take this issue seriously. to pass on our planet worthy of our children and grandchildren's future. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. . the n
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
, he was obsessed with science, astrong me, physics, he fell in with the wrong crowd, became a father too soon and lost his job and home. >> this guy patrick walks up. >> reporter: yeah. >> and says can i talk to you? >> yeah. >> reporter: what goes through your head? >> wow. >> reporter: what did you think he wanted? >> i didn't believe anything. you got the wrong guy. no, he just said hey, i have something strange but i'm pushing an offer and instantly i just said, in my mind, door number two. >> reporter: and then, the stranger actually showed up with an actual laptop, and those lessons turned into an obsession. he would write code for hours, for days on the banks of the hudson or in a nook in pratt trick's office. at night, patrick would go home and leo would go outside. shelters aren't his thing, which seem fine until winter blew in. how do you stay warm on the really bitter nights? >> you go to the train station. >> reporter: yeah. like tons of blankets. >> it's getting really cold and i keep telling him this. he's like i'm good, man, let's keep going. >> reporter: patrick wante
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
recognizes the gentleman from alabama, mr. brooks, for five minutes. mr. speaker, the science space and technology committee recently held a hearing on healthcare.gov cybersecurity threats. our bipartisan expert witness panel included dr. frederick check, a computer science professor at s.m.u., dr. ruben, a computer science professor at johns hopkins university, david kennedy, former chief security officer of dibold incorporated and currently the principal security consultant for trusted sec, and morgan write, formerly with cisco security and now c.e.o. of crowd sourced investigations. now i'm not a cybersecurity expert, but i can read the words of those who are. the s.s.t. committee's hearing charter informs members that in order to fully use healthcare.gov, american citizens must input or verify highly personal information such as date of birth and social security numbers for all family members, household salary, debt information, credit card information, place of employment, home addresses, and the like. information that is a treasure-trove for cybercriminals and identity thieves
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
couldn't prove their technology was supported by science. so now the company has decided to continue selling the kits but says results will now be limited to ancestry-related information and raw uninterpreted genetic data. >>> i can interpret the weather outside. it is really cold. >> you're hired. >> it's cold inside and it's freezing outside. >> it really is. literally. getting close to the freezing mark. get this. parts of california with snow as low as 600 feet. we've got pictures. we're going to show that to you coming up and let you know how low it could go across the south bay tomorrow morning. >>> in two months he's going to take over one of the most ill lu lustriosu jobs on television. it's a high-stakes move for an entertainer who has bay area ties. tonight, raj mathai has "the interview" are jimmy. >> reporter: in two months he'll take over one of the most illustrious jobs in the history of television. jimmy fallon will replace jay leno on the "tonight show." it's a high-stakes move for an entertainer with bay area ties. tonight "the interview" with jimmy fallon. >> from s
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
in the bay area. here is health and science reporter carolyn johnson. >> reporter: chris walks five miles a day just getting around his game store in downtown oakland were he knows exactly how many steps he takes thanks to a tiny tracker in his pocket called fitbit. >> it changed my life basically. >> it is one of a growing number of wearable electronics that has people wiring up to lose weight weight. >> i went to 2xl to medium and a smaller waist. >> he started using it two years ago. >> walk to go me is exercise. >> stores have struggled to keep them in stock. >> at one point there was such a large demand they were flying off the shelf. >> two are leading the pack. job own and fit bit. both track your movement during the day and record your sleep patterns at night. they come with three apps that keep track of the calories you burn and eat. you can also scan a better code. fit bit released it's newest device last month, flex force. >> i went to 80 employees to 200 employees the past two years. products are carried in over 20,000 stores worldwide. >> the idea involved from the nintendo w
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
? >> we're talking about delivery. there's an item going into the vehicle. i know this looks like science fiction. it's not. >> wow. >> this is early. this is still years away. drops the package. >> so what's the next big thing? the only person who can answer those kinds of questions is our lor lorie siegel. >> i think right now we're hearing a lot about personalization technology. almost siri-like apps. they almost anticipate what you want, which is pretty interesting. we spoke last week about a technology where you walk into the store, your phone knows your purchasing history and it will give you a push notification and say, hey, you might want to check this out. that kind of stuff is in the works. tech is moving so far beyond the smartphone. it's not just the hot new apps. we're talking robots and drones. it's an interesting time for technology. >> i think we've done stories on auto plants that have replaced workers with robots. now you see drones, having drones with the ability to deliver packages. behind the steak and shake, when does all of this take place? >> these are all great id
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
to realize i'd indication is not a perfect science. it's an art. so, we're always going to be tinkering with it. one thing i would like to believe that every american agrees we ought to raise the standards, challenge our students to be the best in the world, because that's who they're competing with. then we have to make sure we measure. i agree we can overtest, and sometimes that's done. that's not good. but you got to keep score. i can't imagine the bcs bowl being played with the score board off and saying, we just want to have a good time and enjoy the game. keeping score is part over it. then accountability. if the results aren't there, kids are not learning, somebody has to pay with a job. that's the way it is. so all of those are important factors. great to have you here. >>> later in the show, we'll have the 12 days of obamacare. you don't want to miss that. but first, lots of people want to change the world. very few succeed. but nelson mandela did, and so did dr. martin luther king, jr. so what made these men true leaders? reverend king's niece will join me next to tell us. [ s
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:05pm EST
. and there is a system called regenerative medicine and it's almost like science fiction. it is when they take your cells and they grow a large number of them and then they take the 3-d printing in the most recent version and they print out the organ that you need. if they need a kidney, they can print that out. it was headed by a woman doctor whose specialty is growing heart and you will see in a few years -- you remember the young lady that had a hard time getting a lung transplant? ten years from now if we are smart, if we encourage this, there will be no waiting lines. you will replant yourself. it turns out the you don't reject you. so this is very important. what means is that you don't take any of those antirejection medicines. so you lower the cost and you increase the likelihood of success and you eliminate the waiting lists and you have a different world. the number one problem is the food and drug administration and virtually everyone i've talked to have said that this includes china, japan, india, because of this food and drug administration, this is hopeless. what we talk about is that pione
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
years ago, but he works in his time, not ours. we're free. >> the so-called junk science that put the kellers in prison for 21 years is the target of a test of law allowing convictions to be challenged. the law has been in effect for three months in a state where wrongful convictions are the most numerous in the country. >> in san antonio three women won their freedom in late november. these women were imprisoned for 16 years. the four women were convicted of satanic ritual abuse of two children, one who later recanted her story. just as in mc-keller's case a medical expert admitted to erownous forensic testing. >> i felt like everything we claimed did not happen. and for her to basically say that, you know, there was no - that there is no evidence or it was faulty i kind of felt like - how come nobody listened. >> while the women and mc-keller have been freed, they have not been exonerated. for that another legal battle laws's limits. >> that was heidi jo-castro in austin texas. >> and it will be a difficult road ahead for the u.s. men's soccer team and jith john henry smith is h
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am PST
take tests to see how they're doing in math, science, and reading. a look at the most recent results in math. shanghai, china topped the list, tested way above average. u.s. students came in 26th, below average. in reading, shanghai tops again, u.s. finishing 17th. and in science, guess who. shanghai. u.s. students came in at number 21. i talked to two education experts to find out why u.s. students are falling behind and what we can do to fix that. michelle reed, former chancellor of d.c. public schools and steve perry, principal of capital prep magnet school in connecticut. i asked steve what he thinks the biggest problem is. >> we know what it's not, it's not the kids. kids are manufactured the same way they've always been. even in america we find that the states that have the highest performance have the highest standards and highest expectations, not just the states but the schools themselves. we have this middle class malaise where students are expected not to have homework, not to be pushed because that makes them feel uncomfortable. where in other countries, comfort is not wh
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
. >>> proficiency in reading, math and science in 65 countries. according to an international assessment group, u.s. students did not make the global top 20 and assessments remained flat while other countries made gains. >>> singapore and hong kong. the u.s. was 36 behind the slovak republic. >>> in rhode island, the war on christmas is finally over. the state house tree will now officially be called a christmas tree. for the past two years, the governor made the controversial decision to call the tree a holiday tree. but he has since changed his mind because he appears >> i want to concentrate on the real issues. and if this is what people care about rather lowering the taxes and providing the services, sobeit. >> the 17 foot christmas tree will be lit on thursday. >>> a special holiday hug for one guy. a manny tee hugging the diver's foot. he was eight feet long and probably weighed around 1,000 pounds. >>> in the news this morning, they're not giving up. fast food workers will walk off the job in 100 cities on thursday. they're pushing for what they call a living wage. that means 15 bucks an h
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 8:45am EST
called regenerative medicine which is almost like science fiction. regenerative medicine is when they take your cells and they grow a large number of them. and they then take 3-d printing in the most recent version, and they print out the organ you need. so if you need a kidney, they can print out a kidney. if you need a heart, they can print out a heart. the texas regenerative medicine institute is headed by a woman doctor whose specialty is growing hearts. and you'll see in a few years remember the young lady who had a hard time getting a lung transplant because she was too young and the bureaucratic rules didn't work? ten years from now, if we're smart, if we encourage this, ten years from now there'll be no waiting lines, because you won't transplant. you will replant yourself. and it turns out you don't reject you. so the net effect -- this is very important. what it means is you don't take any of those antirejection medicines. so you radically lower the cost, you dramatically increase the likelihood of success, you eliminate waiting lists. it's a different world. number one
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> no one's born a computer scientist but with a little hard work and some math and science just about anyone can become one. this week is your chance to give it a shot. and don't let anyone tell you can't. >> reporter: the president says programing skills are important for our country's future. heather? heather: as witnessed by the obamacare website rollout. thank you, peter. we appreciate it. bill: here's a question, was it murder or an accident? a newlywed accused pushing her husband over a cliff at one of our more famous national parks. jury selection begins today so the question there is, what is her defense? heather: plus president obama suggesting extending benefits to the long-term unemployed, but, does this actually hurt those who are out of work more than it helps? our panel debates. >> when you allow people to be on unemployment insurance for 99 weeks you're causing them to become part of this perpetual unemployed group in our economy and it really, while it seems good, it actually does a disservice to the people you're trying to help. my customers can shop around-- see who
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
like a lot of science fiction, but amazon believes -- is this for real, ryan? >> wolf, jeff bezos is touting this as if it's very real. he says in four or five years, he hopes to be able to get your order to your door with a drone within a half hour after you place it. he's made point, click and shop a huge part of our lives. now amazon's ceo is promising delivery by drone. he unveiled his plan to cbs' "60 minutes". >> these are octocopters, but there's no reason they could be use as delivery vehicles. >> reporter: she says the vehicles they're developing can carry objects weighing up to five pounds, which he says covers 86% of the items they deliver. they can fly within 10 miles of any distribution center and they would be autonomous. that means no operator with a joystick. they'll program the coordinates of your house and it will fly there. but there are all sorts of potential pitfalls like how will they safeguard against from veers off-course and hitting us in the head? how will they avoid unknown obstacles on the roof? caitlin lee is a uav expert with ihs janes. what else can
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